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You no longer have to disturb your kid's sleep just to see if that fever is getting any better. Months after its CES debut, Blue Spark's TempTraq thermometer is available for a fairly reasonable $25. The Bluetooth patch keeps tabs on a child's temperature in relative comfort for a full 24 hours, g...

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There's no shortage of smart thermometers out there, but they tend to have one or more catches: many only work in certain conditions, aren't very pocketable or require some kind of contact. JoyWing's upcoming Wishbone may just tackle all of those problems in one fell swoop. The tiny, Y-shaped gadg...

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We wouldn't blame you if the name VivaLnk didn't instantly come to mind, but you'd probably say "Ohhh, them!" if we tell you that it made Motorola's phone-unlocking temporary tattoo. Now, however, the company is deciding to get in on the temperature-monitoring game with this cute NFC sticker. The ...

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No parent likes to see their tyke battle a little sickness, only to have to exacerbate the little one's discomfort with constant thermometer probes. But what if temperature monitoring could actually be a soothing experience for the baby? Enter Pacifi, a child's pacifier with a thermometer built in...

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While this new product just announced at CES 2015 is not yet approved by the FDA, it's something that a lot of parents will be clamoring for. TempTraq is a wearable soft patch Bluetooth thermometer that works with an iOS or Android app to let parents track body temperature accurately for up to 2...

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For doctors, catching lung cancer can be tricky even on a good day. That's why a new study presented in front of the European Respiratory Society in Munich today seems so titillating: you see, researchers may have figured out a way to detect lung cancer in patients just by measuring the temperatur...

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Over the past week I've had the opportunity to play with some fun little devices that let you quantify your surroundings. First, there was the Blue Maestro Tempo, a Bluetooth-enabled temperature-sensing device provides your favorite iOS device with temperature info. As I note in my review, it's ac...

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In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit production. If you'd like to pitch a project, please send us a tip with "Insert Coin" as the subject line. Wouldn't it be great if your laundry emailed you when it had finished? You got a tweet ev...

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No two ways about it: the day before Christmas Eve is a sleepy, office mostly empty, finish your online shopping, take a long lunch kind of day. It would take a very special press release to break through the pre-holiday, here-comes-CES fog that's hovering over the TUAW home offices this week. I'm h...

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You know what's not uncommon on Brando USB hubs? Weird things. You know what is uncommon on USB hubs in general? Thermometers. The Rota-Rota hub takes USB hubs where they've likely never, ever been before (and may very well never return to) by including a trio of rotating USB ports, a multicard re...

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